I could still hear a little hiss, like it wasn't all the way off, but it looked like it was off. I turned the handle a little harder. No change. Harder. The water started coming out of the hose faster. I turned it the other way. No change. Turned it back. The stream became a torrent.
If you have to scribble down bathroom graffiti, put some heart and truth into your work. The written material and frescos I'm provided with in communal restrooms almost never meet my expectations -- besides the little man on the boat, of course.
I know that part of the joy of sex is freedom of expression -- and I think it's great when people want to try new things -- but a few of you have been embarrassing our gender these past couple of weeks.
While we are making tremendous progress, roughly one in ten people still do not have access to clean water, and 2.5 billion people do not have a toilet. This is why I say to young people: the water crisis needs you to take action.
We all chuckle at good potty humor, but, all jokes aside, the global sanitation crisis is no laughing matter. It's important to remember a crisis that is so often forgotten and to look toward solutions that can create transformative change.
Happy Yom Kippur. That's probably not the correct greeting, but as the world's least observant Jew, I wouldn't know. In lieu of actually attending services myself, let me share a few things I'm atoning for this year